Leaving Texas by Caryl McAdoo follows Charity Grace O’Neal’s journey west from Texas to join Eberhart de Vecchi, aka Hart, the man she believes still waits as passionately for her as she does him. However to make the trip, she engages the services of wheelwright, Morgan Lowell, to drive and otherwise assist her. She has no compunction about asking him to do what needs to be done, but he exceeds her expectations. Throughout the journey, in spite of Morgan’s kindnesses, she continues to fantasize about what the ideal life she will have with her old beau, Hart. Charity can hardly wait to see him. She’s so obsessed that she can’t see the treasure of a man she has in Morgan who is right in front of her. But when she reaches Hart, will he be as eager to have her join him as she was to journey across the country to be with him? This reviewer will never tell. You’ll have to buy the book to find out when it’s released on January 13, 2020.
Leaving Texas by Caryl McAdoo is a delightful, historical romance set in the 1850’s during the years of western expansion in the United States of America. The author’s use of local dialect, attention to the historical details of life back in the day; the accurate depiction of human emotions and reactions; as well as the humor that salts the story, keeps the reader scrolling through the e-book to see what happens in this very enjoyable story.